Education

Medical School
Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2004)
Residency
University of California, Los Angeles (2007), Pediatrics
Fellowship
University of California, Los Angeles (2010), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Stem Cell Transplantation in Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  • Research Interest

    • Graft-versus-host disease
    • Hematopoiesis
    • Transplantation in bone marrow failure syndromes

    Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Antibiotic-Induced Depletion of Anti-Inflammatory Clostridia is Associated with the Development of GVHD in Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Patients.
    Simms-Waldrip TR, Sunkersett G, Coughlin LA, Savani MR, Arana C, Kim J, Kim M, Zhan X, Greenberg DE, Xie Y, Davies SM, Koh AY Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Feb
    Activation of HIF-1a and LL-37 by commensal bacteria inhibits Candida albicans colonization.
    Fan D, Coughlin LA, Neubauer MM, Kim J, Kim MS, Zhan X, Simms-Waldrip TR, Xie Y, Hooper LV, Koh AY Nat. Med. 2015 Jun
    Invasive fungal infections in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.
    Simms-Waldrip T, Rosen G, Nielsen-Saines K, Ikeda A, Brown B, Moore T Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 Apr 47 4 218-24
    Nasal Endoscopy in the evaluation of prolonged febrile events in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Aquino V, Holmes S, Olivarez K, DeMasi J, Simms-Waldrip TR, Koh AY, Siegel J Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2015 Feb 21 2 S242?S243
    Incidence and outcome of rhinovirus in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    DeMasi J, Aquino V, Simms-Waldrip TR, Koh AY, Holmes S. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2015 Feb 21 2 S248
    Dramatic response to rituximab in a child with severe cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia arising after allogeneic hematopoietic SCT.
    Simms-Waldrip T, Ikeda A, Goldfinger D, Moore T, Yuan S Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Jan 45 1 201-2
    The aggresome pathway as a target for therapy in hematologic malignancies.
    Simms-Waldrip T, Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Fu C, Sakamoto KM Mol. Genet. Metab. 2008 Jul 94 3 283-6
    Role of the aggresome pathway in cancer: targeting histone deacetylase 6-dependent protein degradation.
    Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Fu C, Sakamoto KM Cancer Res. 2008 Apr 68 8 2557-60
    FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 in normal hematopoiesis and acute myeloid leukemia.
    Parcells BW, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM Stem Cells 2006 May 24 5 1174-84

    Honors & Awards

    • ASBMT Clinical Research Training Scholar
      (2011)
    • NIH T32 Developmental Hematology Training Grant
      (2008)
    • AAP Resident Research Grant
      (2006)
    • Magna Cum Laude, Texas Christian University
      (2000)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2010)
    • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2009-2012)